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PrizeFighter: What the Golden Globes results could mean for Oscar
was nominated for seven Visual Effects Society Awards, leading all films as the industry awaits the announcement of the Academy Awards on Jan. 14. Joining the sci-fi blockbuster in the biggest category of Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature were:
received only three mentions, two of them were for the scene-stealing bear that mauls Leonardo DiCaprio’s hero.
, however, was the VES’s biggest winner overall, topping all contenders with nine TV nominations.
The VES movie nominees didn’t align with the Oscar shortlist of 10 — only
The 14th annual VES Awards ceremony will take place on Feb. 2. A Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Ridley Scott. The Visionary Award will be presented to Syd Mead.
The nominees for the 14th Annual VES Awards in 23 categories are as follows:
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project
Star Wars: The Force Awakens; Falcon Chase / Graveyard
Outstanding Animated Performance in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project
Game of Thrones; Mother’s Mercy; Wounded Drogon
Game of Thrones; Dance of Dragons; Drogon Arena Rescue
Outstanding Created Environment in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation; Underwater Torus Chamber
Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project
Star Wars: The Force Awakens; Starkiller Base
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